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Thursday, February 13th, 2020

 

New deputy economy minister of Azerbaijan appointed

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BAKU, FEB 13  – – A new deputy economy minister of Azerbaijan has been appointed, reports with reference to the ministry. According to the ministry, Rovshan Najaf has been appointed to this post by order of the head of state. Rovshan Najaf was appointed the chairman of the board of Azerbaijan Financial Monitoring Service in September 2019. Prior to that, Rovshan Najaf headed a department in the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, as well as the post of executive director of Azerbaijan Investment Company (prior to 2018).


21 Pakistani textile companies participated in Texworld held in Paris  

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Paris 13th Feb 2020. Twenty one Pakistani companies dealing in fabric, garments and home textile participated in the Texworld, the Europe’s premier textile B2B exhibition held in Paris from 10th to 13th of this month. Many major textile production houses of Pakistan including Nishat Mills, Kohinoor Mills, Kamal Limited and Master Textile established their exclusive purpose build pavilions to showcase their diverse products ranging from basics to more creative and high-quality fabrics. Trade Development Authority of Pakistan also facilitated participation of a number of companies in the fabric, apparel sourcing and denim sectors.Read More


Govt regulating social media to counter harmful content: Fawad Chaudhry

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 13 (NNI): Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary on Thursday explaining the government’s decision to regulate social media, said the step was taken to tackle harmful content and fake accounts. Social media is being regulated to discourage the harmful content and fake accounts, said Fawad Chaudhry while talking to media outside the Parliament House. He said that the incumbent government was ready to hold talks with opposition parties for the amendments in accountability law. “Two rounds of talks were held with the PML (N) and the PPPRead More


In-house change will not resolve issues: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

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ISLAMABAD, FEB 13 (DNA) :  Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday said that only solution to current crises is midterm elections. In an informal conversation with the journalists in Parliament House, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that only solution to current problems is transparent elections as in-house change will create a new mess. He also claimed that no one other than former Finance Minister Miftah Ismail can revive the economy. While responding to NAB’s decision to file a new reference against him, PML-N leader said that PM is not involvedRead More


PM Imran, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui discuss MQM-P’s concerns, demands

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ISLAMABAD, FEB 13 (DNA) : Minister for Information and Technology and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Thursday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad. During the meeting, matters pertaining to MQM-P’s reservations and demands came under discussion. Sources said that a review meeting on federal development schemes in Sindh was held with Prime Minister Imran Khan in chair. The meeting reviewed progress on the ongoing federal projects in Sindh province. Minister for Planning Asad Umar, former Minister for Information Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and federalRead More


NAB to challenge Zardari’s bail in Supreme Court

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ISLAMABAD, FEB 13 (DNA) :  The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking cancellation of the post-arrest bail granted to former president Asif Ali Zardari in the Park Lane Estate Company and the money laundering through fake bank accounts cases has decided to approach the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP). In this regard, the NAB Rawalpindi has prepared an application that will be filed in the apex court after approval of the bureau’s prosecutor general. The application maintains that the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had granted bail to Mr Zardari while ignoring (earlier)Read More